A biography/family history of Adolph Ereaux, Dodson, MT, is included in "Montana, Its Story and Biography", Vol 3, page 984.
Adolph was born, 5 Oct 1884, Morrison County, MN, son of Mitchell Ereaux, native of Quebec, Canada, of French descent, who came to the US and became an important man in Morrison County, MN.
Adolph grew up on a farm near Bell Prairie, MN.His father died when Adolph was 12 years old and Adolph assisted his mother, she later making her home with him.In 1900, Adolph came to Montana and worked on the ranch of his uncle, "Curley" Ereaux, on the Milk River.When Adolph left the ranch, he joined his brother, Ezra, as ranch hands for Frank Parker in the Bear Paws Mountains.Later they worked for Mose Anderson, a stock man near Chinook, MT.In 1901, the brothers returned to their uncle's ranch.Adolph and Ezra had side-by-side homesteads on Milk River, near Wagner, MT.Adolph remained on his ranch for nine years, then started a livery business in Wagner and dealt extensively in real estate. After five years, Adolph moved to Dodson where he built the first garage in the city. Later he sold the garage and became manager of the Dodson Co-operative Association.
On 12 Jan 1916, Dodson, MT, Adolph married Miss Ida Hoope, born 1887 in Pennsylvania, came to Montana in 1915 and became a homesteader. Ereaux children: Loraine and Victor.